vecuronium bromide-injection, Norcuron (cont.)
DRUG INTERACTIONS: Tell the doctor of all prescription and nonprescription drugs the patient may use, especially of: other skeletal muscle relaxants (e.g., succinylcholine, pancuronium), inhaled anesthetics (e.g., enflurane, isoflurane), aminoglycoside antibiotics (e.g., gentamicin, tobramycin), certain other antibiotics (especially metronidazole, tetracyclines, clindamycin, bacitracin, polymyxin B sulfate, colistin, mezlocillin, piperacillin, vancomycin), magnesium sulfate, anti-seizure drugs (e.g., carbamazepine, phenytoin), heart drugs such as calcium channel blockers (e.g., verapamil), trimethaphan, quinine drugs (e.g., quinine, quinidine). Do not start or stop any medication without doctor or pharmacist approval.
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly.
NOTES: Laboratory and/or medical tests will be performed to monitor your progress.
MISSED DOSE: If the dose is interrupted, contact the doctor immediately to establish new dosing.
STORAGE: Store the vials at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from light and moisture. After mixing and dilution in correct IV fluids, this product should be used within 24 hours. Consult your pharmacist for details on proper storage after dilution with IV fluids.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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